Everyone likes to joke that New Yorkers do not use their kitchens at all, but we beg to differ. Even if you are a Seamless fanatic, don't you want to enjoy it in a beautiful space? From the avid cooker to the complete novice, these kitchens will certainly make you want to have more meals at home!
What's trending in the best kitchens in 2017? Interior designers have weighed in and identified a few trends that they are calling the big kitchen trends of 2017, which are identifiable in our 5 best kitchen picks on the market.
- Tuxedo Cabinets: Two-tone cabinets will be right on trend. Whether its a complimentary color on the top vs. the bottom, or contrasting stone inlays, look for cabinets that vary throughout the kitchen.
- Mixed Hardware Finishes: Gone are the days of simple, silver finishes throughout the kitchen. Mix of the materials of your finishes to create interest. Perhaps its a gold faucet with brass hardware pulls, or pewter fixtures with a complimentary finish on the stove hood as a focal piece.
- Lighter Color Palettes: People are gravitating towards lighter finishes in their kitchens, trading dark wood for lighter woods and white. In fact, all-white kitchens are becoming quite popular.
- Hidden Appliances: Where's the fridge? What about the dishwasher? Hidden appliances are right on trend as they make the kitchen appear more streamlined. Refrigerators are being covered with the same finish as the cabinets so it blends in seamlessly.
5 of the Best Kitchens on the Market
1 Seaport's kitchen are designed around an open concept to integrate with the living space. Kitchens are outfitted with custom walnut cabinetry, upper door Calacatta Gold inlays, and illuminated Calacatta gold marble backsplashes. The appliance package is by Gaggenau. Notice the tuxedo cabinet concept with the upper marble inlays and the concealed refrigerator.
45 East 22nd Street:
The upper residences of Madison Square Park tower have kitchens that are stunning, especially with the backdrop of incredible city views. Finishes in the kitchens include custom Molenti cabinets, marble countertops, Waterworks fixtures, and Nanz fittings. Appliances are by Sub-Zero and Miele. Imagine making dinner with those views of the World Trade Center!
180 East 88th Street:
Kitchens at this Upper East Side development are custom designed by Molteni&C Dada. They feature honed Italian Statuario marble slab countertops, integrated Gaggenau appliances, and brass details throughout. How beautiful are these custom hoods? The brass brings a warm feeling to the space.
One Manhattan Square:
Kitchens at One Manhattan Square by Extell Development come in two color schemes. Residents are able to choose from a dark or light scheme. Shown, is the light scheme in all-white...right on trend! Kitchens are outfitted with custom cabinetry, Miele appliances, Dornbracht fittings, stainless steel mosaic backsplashes, and stone bar tops. The views at One Manhattan Square don't hurt either!
200 East 59th Street:
Keeping with the overall design of the building, kitchens at the new 200 E 59th Street have a classic modernist aesthetic, many adjacent to full floor-to-ceiling glass walls. Finishes throughout the kitchens include Italian white glass and aluminum cabinets, honed Calcutta marble slab countertops, natural white oak wood islands, and integrated Miele Brilliant White appliances.
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